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On the Edge
Co-Created Products Come to Market
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Co-Created Products Come to Market

One year after the launch of FirstBuild, some of the first co-created products—designed though crowdsourcing of engineering and consumer input—are being released for sale.
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 Building the Automation Workforce
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Building the Automation Workforce

With a competitive local landscape and a growing skills gap, Michelin has developed an approach that ensures a steady stream of trained automation employees.
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 Constructive Disruption: A Vision of Smart Manufacturing
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Constructive Disruption: A Vision of Smart Manufacturing

Jim Wetzel, director of global reliability at General Mills and Chair of the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition, asked attendees at The Automation Conference an important question: “Are You Read
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Upgraded Safety
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Safer Panelboard Gets U.S. Patent

ProLine Panelboard from ABB was designed for applications where increased uptime, power reliability and safety are critical. 
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Digital Diagnostics

Half of the respondents to a recent Automation World survey indicate that they do not use the smarts—the advanced diagnostics—available in their Hart and Foundation Fieldbus devices.
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Omron Advances Integrated Logic, Motion, Vision Control

In an effort to distinguish itself in the arena of high-speed machine control, Schaumburg, Ill.-based Omron Industrial Automation, a division of Japanese electronics giant Omron, is releasing what
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Tips For Good OEE

Users and vendors explain how they have been able to boost the efficiency of their equipment by monitoring and controlling those factors within their manufacturing operations that have a direct impact
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Optimizing Maintenance through Information

Establishing an efficient and effective maintenance team requires sufficient and timely information.
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HMI Technology Leap?
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German Conference Shows HMI Technology Potential

Keyboard, mouse and touchscreen dominate the realm of human interfaces to machines. Once again the world of information technologies could be a valuable provider of ideas for automation.
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Sixnet Deal Finalized
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Industrial Networking: Sixnet Joins Red Lion

United Kingdom based Spectris, a supplier of instrumentation and control products, acquired Sixnet and is merging it with its Red Lion business unit.   
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Automation Rises at Pack Expo 2011

Automation World editor-in-chief Gary Mintchell talked with more than 35 exhibitors at the most recent Pack Expo Show and came away with these impressions.
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Reliability Pays Big Dividends

The global process industries lose $20 billion, or five percent of annual production, due to unscheduled downtime and poor quality.
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